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Dom Perignon Champagne Brut 2006 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2006 Dom Pérignon is a beautifully balanced, harmonious Dom Pérignon that strikes an incredibly appealing stylistic middle ground....
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Dom Perignon Champagne Brut Luminous 2006 1.5Ltr

Rated 96 - The 2006 Dom Pérignon is a beautifully balanced, harmonious Dom Pérignon that strikes an incredibly appealing stylistic middle ground....
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Dom Perignon Champagne Brut Luminous 2006 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2006 Dom Pérignon is a beautifully balanced, harmonious Dom Pérignon that strikes an incredibly appealing stylistic middle ground....
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Dom Perignon Champagne Brut Michael Riedel 2006 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2006 Dom Pérignon is a beautifully balanced, harmonious Dom Pérignon that strikes an incredibly appealing stylistic middle ground....
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Lanson Clos Lanson Champagne Brut Blanc De Blancs 2006 750ml

Rated 94 - A firm, focused version that expands on the palate, offering a layered mix of white cherry, acacia blossom, smoked almond and pastry...
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Laurent-Perrier Champagne Brut Millesime 2006 750ml

Rated 93 - The 2006 Millésime Brut reflects the vintage as well as the house style of Laurent-Perrier. It blends the vivacious freshness and white...
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Moet & Chandon Champagne Grand Vintage 2006 750ml

Rated 94 - Sleek acidity trims the sails of this otherwise rich and expansive Champagne, keeping it finely balanced and racy throughout. Flavors of...
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Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne Brut Blanc De Blancs 2006 750ml

Rated 92 - Pastry cream, bread dough and honey notes support the creamy range of flavors in this elegant and finely meshed Champagne, layered with...
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Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne Brut Cuvee Palmes D'or 2006 750ml

Rated 93 - An elegant Champagne that offers flavors of poached pear, candied kumquat and dried cherry on a delicate mousse. Well-cut, with a...
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Perrier-Jouet Champagne Cuvee Belle Epoque Rose 2006 1.5Ltr

Rated 93 - A bold and typically forthright style that is one of the signatures of the house. The big red fruits and deep, bready and nutty...
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Perrier-Jouet Champagne Cuvee Belle Epoque Rose 2006 750ml

Rated 93 - A bold and typically forthright style that is one of the signatures of the house. The big red fruits and deep, bready and nutty...
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Pol Roger Champagne Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill, Brut 2006 1.5Ltr

Rated 95 - This dances gracefully on the palate, with rich and expressive flavors of peach tart, raspberry sorbet, candied ginger and orange peel,...
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Taittinger Champagne Brut Blanc De Blancs Comtes De Champagne 2006 750ml

Rated 97+ - The 2006 Comtes de Champagne is striking, especially in the way it brings together elements of ripeness and freshness in a hypothetical...
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Taittinger Champagne Comtes De Champagne Rose 2006 750ml

Rated 95 - Taittinger’s 2006 Comtes de Champagne Rose has come along nicely over the last six months. Intensely perfumed, Pinot-inflected...

2006 Champagne Blend France

The sparkling wines of Champagne have been revered by wine drinkers for hundreds of years, and even today they maintain their reputation for excellence of flavor and character, and are consistently associated with quality, decadence, and a cause for celebration. Their unique characteristics are partly due to the careful blending of a small number of selected grape varietals, most commonly Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. These grapes, blended in fairly equal quantities, give the wines of Champagne their wonderful flavors and aromas, with the Pinot Noir offering length and backbone, and the Chardonnay varietal giving its acidity and dry, biscuity nature. It isn't unusual to sometimes see Champagne labeled as 'blanc de blanc', meaning it is made using only Chardonnay varietal grapes, or 'blanc de noir', which is made solely with Pinot Noir.

Year in, year out, France enjoys its prestigious reputation as the producer of the finest wines in the world. With a wine making history which spans several thousand years and owes its expertise to the Romans, it comes as little surprise that this most highly esteemed of the Old World wine countries continues to impress and enchant both novices and experts to this day. Despite the rise in quality of wines from neighboring European countries, not to mention the New World, the French wine industry continues to boom, with up to eight billion bottles being produced in recent years. However, France prides itself on always putting quality before quantity, and the wide range in fine produce is a testament to the dedication and knowledge of the wineries across the country. Indeed, from rich and complex reds to light and aromatic white wines, French wines are as varied and interesting as they are enjoyable to drink, making this country a firm favorite for wine lovers across the globe.